Gus did not look good against Manuwa

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  1. itsnormal Blue Belt

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    [YT]watch?v=FOnTL_CN8Vg[/YT]

    He was getting tagged quite a bit, took manuwa down right away to avoid striking with him and just didn't look impressive.

    If he fights like that against rumble he's gonna wake up with stitch Duran looking down at him. Just because he made jones look human people think he's become a god.

    Also, damn the Stockholm card looks good:

    Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson
    Dan Henderson vs. Gegard Mousasi
    Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader

    Discuss.
     
  2. joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Didn't he finish him in the first? I imagine Gus will take a safer route in the Rumble fight.
     
  3. KR811** Blue Belt

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    Not with the eyepoke
     
  4. Senzo Tanaka Silver Belt

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    He mixed it up and TKO'ed an undefeated fighter that had all wins by finish...

    First round was a bit boring but he looked good and did something no one has done prior.
     
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    He KO'd a great standup fighter. After tossing him to the ground with ease.
     
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    He looked great.. I thought it was gonna be a tougher fight.
     
  7. Taric Gold Belt

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    Gus hasn't looked great against anybody other than Jones.
     
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    How critical can you be of someone lmao

    Gus looked scary against a guy who was hyped up to the gils. You don't just fight a guy like Manuwa and finish him standing early in the second round. That combination was insane.
     
  9. Hendo101 Purple Belt

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    Gus fucked Jimi up TS
     
  10. frederick Red Belt

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    He does get hit a lot
     
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    Well it was a 2nd rd finish wasn't it.
     
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    Manuwa is elite. He would have been champ if he got into the sport younger. He'll still make his way to contender status.
     
  13. Jawth Silver Belt

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    According to Sherdog, the only good performances ever are Anderson vs. Forrest, Shogun in the PRIDE GP, and Hendo vs. Bisping.
     
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    really didn't look that good against jones
     
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    AV sums up my reaction to this thread.
     
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    Manuwa landed maybe one or two clean head shots total in the fight. Gus was absolutely not getting tagged 'quite a bit'
     
  17. Post 2 Decision Silver Belt

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    Haha.

    Almost as good as when people bring up how Shogun hit him a couple of times.

    He can take a punch and dish out 5 more.
    Kid knows he's got a good chin, but I'm sure he won't let rumble tag him.
     
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    His last 4 wins weren't real finishes. 2 Retirements, doctor stoppage, and an injury.
     
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    I thought the stoppage was a little early tbh
     

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